The Optical Illusion of Perspective In Storytelling

Column by Leah Dearborn April 18, 2016
Skilled writers perform a kind of optical illusion of the mind's eye, creating language that matches and expands upon our own real life experiences.

Live Dangerously with Second-Person Perspective

Column by Leah Dearborn June 12, 2014
Second-person perspective is one of those things that becomes more intriguing the more you are told not to use it.

Storyville: Writing the Grotesque

Column by Richard Thomas March 11, 2013
Damaged, deformed, and dysfunctional characters—we still have compassion for them. This is the grotesque.